HRSA National Health Service Corps
Thank you for your interest in joining the Health Brigade team. Health Brigade offers competitive salaries and benefits as well as the opportunity to effect positive change in our community every day.

To be considered for any advertised position, applicants must submit at minimum a resume and cover letter. If additional items are required, they will be specified in the job posting. Be sure to indicate in your cover letter the specific position for which you are applying.


Health Brigade does not discriminate in hiring practices, services or policy with regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law.


Workplace health and safety are paramount at Health Brigade.  We serve many patients and clients with compromised immune systems.  Our commitment to them and to each other is to ensure we take our own health seriously and never place others at risk for illnesses we may be spreading with or without symptoms.  Therefore, it is mandatory for working at Health Brigade that you provide verification of the following prior to your first day at Health Brigade:

  • Verification of last flu vaccine
  • Verification of TB screening within the past 12 months
  • Verification of COVID vaccine

If you are offered a position as an employee, and you have not met the health requirements, a consult with Health Brigade’s Medical Director will be required to develop a plan toward adherence. This may result in delay of your planned start date for service.

Mental Health Counselor

Health Brigade (HB), formerly Fan Free Clinic, is seeking a full-time Bilingual Mental Health
Counselor with experience in providing both individual and group psychotherapy to Spanish
speaking clients. The ideal candidate has experience treating anxiety, depression, and trauma
and working with diverse and underrepresented clients including members of the LGBTQIA

Primary Function/General Purpose of Position
To provide mental health services (individual and group counseling) to clients served at Health
Brigade. These services are provided both in a professional office setting and virtually.

Employment Qualifications
• Master’s degree in social work, counseling, psychology, or closely related field
• Licensed (or license-eligible) as a mental health professional in the Commonwealth of
Virginia. If not yet licensed in Virginia, obtain a license within 2 years of date of hire.
• Experience and knowledge of various therapeutic modalities including cognitive
behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy, and motivational interviewing.
• Must possess skills and knowledge of successful rapport building, treatment planning,
evidenced-based counseling practices, diagnostic criteria, and biopsychosocial
• Knowledge of the impact of trauma on an individual’s functioning.
• Skilled at managing time and personal/professional boundaries with clients.
• Cultural sensitivity and competence in serving a diverse population.
• Excellent oral and written skills, including detailed case documentation and ability to
meet reporting deadlines.
• Ability to provide mental health counseling in Spanish required.
• Passion for the mission and values of Health Brigade.

Candidate will be expected to keep accurate and timely records of appointments (e.g., intake
notes, progress notes, termination summaries) using HB’s Electronic Medical Record; maintain
confidentiality of records; and follow all grant requirement pursuant to assessment and data
collection. Computer skills are required and proficiency in Microsoft Office products preferred.
Health Brigade also requires up-to-date vaccinations. Please click here for more information.
Employees must be able to work collaboratively with a variety of staff within the organization.
HB expects individuals to have a strong work ethic and commitment to our mission and values.
Candidates must be able to work in an interdisciplinary team environment, as well as work
independently. The successful candidate must possess skills that support and enable sound
decision making, good judgement, and discretion.

Compensation starts at 55K plus benefits, generous PTO and holiday schedule, and FLEXIBLE
work environment. This is a hybrid position with both virtual (from home) and in office work.

To Apply:
1. Email resume and a list of three professional references
to: [email protected]
2. Complete the application here:

Any resume sent without the accompanying application or references will not be considered.
No phone calls please. Application deadline: March 15, 2024


Health Brigade is an Equal Opportunity Employer.